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Raspberry Pi for kids for dummies

Author: Richard Wentk
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Getting acquainted with your Raspberry Pi has never been sweeter Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies makes it easy for kids to set-up, operate, and troubleshoot like a Pi pro! Introducing you to Pi through a series of entertaining and inspiring projects, this handy, step-by-step guide shows you how to write computer games, build websites, make art and music, create electronic projects, and much more! From downloading  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wentk
ISBN: 9781119049517 1119049512
OCLC Number: 919893099
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond This Book; Where to Go from Here; Week 1: Making a Pi; Chapter 1: Find Parts for Your Pi; Understand the Pi; Discover the Different Pi Models; Understand Pi Extras; Add Optional Extras; Collect Parts the Lazy Way; Chapter 2: Create a Mind for Your Pi; Understand Operating Systems; Meet Linux on the Pi; Meet Raspbian; Get NOOBS the Hard Way; Chapter 3: Connect Your Pi; Find a Space; Find the Power; Plug in a Memory Card; Connect a Monitor or TV; Connect a USB Hub Connect a Keyboard and MouseConnect to the Internet; Connect Power; Chapter 4: Power Up and Get Started; Power Up Your Pi; Boot Raspbian; Configure Your Pi; Set Up Advanced Options; Shut Down or Reboot the Pi; Chapter 5: Use the Desktop; Get Started with the Desktop; Use the Older Desktop; Tour the Desktop; Use the Taskbar; Use the Quick Launch Icons; Use the Desktop Menu; Edit Files; Week 2: Simple Programming Projects; Chapter 6: Start Scratch from Scratch; Understand Scratch; Connect Blocks and Making Scripts; Find and Start Scratch; Look around Scratch; Understand the Stage Move a Sprite with go toMake a Simple Script; Control a Script; Make a Simple Bounce Script; Introduce Variables; Chapter 7: Meet Sonic Pi; Get Started with Sonic Pi; Set Up Sound on the Pi; Play Tunes with Sonic Pi; Take a Guided Tour; Understand Music and Sound; Make More Complicated Music; Week 3: Finding Out More about Programming; Chapter 8: Get Started with Python; Meet Python; Remember Information; Use the Shell and the Editor; Chapter 9: Make a Guessing Game with Python; Think about Code; Ask the Player a Question; Check the Answer; Repeat Questions; Figure Out Variable Types Put the Guessing Game All TogetherRepeat Code and Make It Simpler; Add Smarts and Magic; Chapter 10: Dig into Linux Commands; Understand the Command Line; Use Commands; Get Started with Commands; Find and Learn Commands; Meet Important Linux Directories; Become a Superuser with sudo; Use Command Shortcuts; Chapter 11: Manage and Customize Linux; Meet File Permissions; Understand Read, Write, and Execute; Understand Users and Groups; Work with Permissions; Work with Users and Groups; Make and Work with Files; Install Software; Week 4: Fun Pi Software Projects Chapter 12: Throw Shapes with TurtlesMeet the Python Turtle; Draw and Move; Control the Pen; Draw with Functions; Use Smart Repeats; Chapter 13: Combine Minecraft and Python; Get Started with Minecraft; Explore the World; Understand APIs; Use the Minecraft API; Try a Few More Things; Chapter 14: Make a Dumb Website; Meet Web Servers; Understand Dumb Websites; Choose a Web Server; Find Out More about Web Design; Go Deeper into CSS and HTML; Make Simple Web Pages; Chapter 15: Make a Smart Website; Understand Smart Websites; Meet PHP; Install PHP; Get Started with PHP; Check PHP; Play with PHP.
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Abstract:

Getting acquainted with your Raspberry Pi has never been sweeter Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies makes it easy for kids to set-up, operate, and troubleshoot like a Pi pro! Introducing you to Pi through a series of entertaining and inspiring projects, this handy, step-by-step guide shows you how to write computer games, build websites, make art and music, create electronic projects, and much more! From downloading the operating system and setting up your Raspberry Pi to creating art in Tux Paint and designing games with Scratch, everything you need to have fun with Pi is inside! Raspberry.

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